Design Strategy for Compact Bandpass Filters Using Meander Line Resonators

Authors

  • Abdul Sami National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) Islamabad, Pakistan
  • MuhibUr Rahman Department of Electrical Engineering Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, QC H3T 1J4, Canada
  • Hamza Ahmad Gandhara Institute of Science and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Shahid Bashir University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

Keywords:

Band-pass filters (BPFs), dual BPF, even and odd mode analysis, stub loaded resonators (SLR), triple BPF, quad BPF

Abstract

The purpose of this manuscript is to present a compact design strategy for bandpass filters using Meander Line Resonators (MLR) in combination with Stub Loaded Resonators (SLR). The proposed resonator has been designed and analyzed using even-odd mode analysis. Open-ended stubs are loaded at an appropriate position in the dual-mode resonator to achieve tri, quad, and quintuple passbands. To reduce the circuit size and create transmission zeros at our desired frequencies, a symmetrical meandered shape resonator is loaded with open-ended identical stubs which are bent towards each other. A design strategy is presented step by step and the approach is validated using simulation and experiments.

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2020-01-01

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Abdul Sami, MuhibUr Rahman, Hamza Ahmad, & Shahid Bashir. (2020). Design Strategy for Compact Bandpass Filters Using Meander Line Resonators. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal (ACES), 35(1), 44–50. Retrieved from https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/ACES/article/view/8031

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